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Kaltura - Getting Started (UW-Madison)
This document provides an overview of the UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace service.
What is UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace?
Kaltura MediaSpace is a product UW-Madison uses to host and deliver media for educational use at UW-Madison. It is often described as "YouTube for UW-Madison." Faculty, staff and students can upload media content to UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace. Media can then be linked to, embedded in a Canvas course, or website. For more information see our KnowledgeBase documents on logging into Kaltura, uploading media to Kaltura, and best practices which also cover background information on policies and appropriate use. Kaltura is not meant to be a storage repository - use Google Drive or Box for online storage. We recommend you keep copies of your media files outside Kaltura and delete media that is no longer needed or used. In the future it is possible old media may be archived or deleted after a period of two years of inactivity.
Kaltura Integration with Canvas
The UW-Madison Canvas learning management system features integration with Kaltura MediaSpace. Kaltura media can be embedded wherever the Canvas rich content editor is available. This integration offers some functionality of Kaltura MediaSpace
(record, upload, publish, search, and share) directly from within
Canvas. For more information please see our KnowledgeBase documents on embedding Kaltura media in Canvas,
Please contact the DoIT Help Desk for technical assistance or questions regarding Kaltura. The Learn@UW-Madison team has authored documents on the UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace KnowledgeBase that offer helpful information on using Kaltura. Instructors and instructional staff can also request a consultation with a DoIT AT consultant to discuss using Kaltura through the DoIT Help Desk.
- Kaltura: List of Known Issues, Workarounds, and Best Practices (UW-Madison)
- Learn@UW - Getting Help with Supported Tools for Teaching
- Kaltura - Recommended Video Source Formats and Specifications (UW-Madison)
- Kaltura - Best Practices (UW-Madison)
- Kaltura - How to Log in to Kaltura MediaSpace (UW-Madison)
- Kaltura - Features (UW-Madison)
- Kaltura - Media Collaboration - Changing Media Ownership, Adding Editors and Publishers